Slide Show: Lyme and Other Tickborne Diseases

May 4, 2017

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and the beginning of the period through July when people will get more tick bites and tickborne diseases than any other time of year in the United States.

CDC Flu Update: Season is Winding Down

May 1, 2017

According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending April 22, 2017 (week 16), flu activity continues to decrease in the United States.

CDC Recommends Meningococcal Vaccines for Preteens and Teens

April 27, 2017

Meningococcal disease is not very common in the United States, but teens and young adults are at increased risk. There are licensed vaccines to help prevent the most common types of meningococcal disease in the United States.

Campylobacter, Salmonella Led Bacterial Foodborne Illnesses in 2016

April 20, 2017

Campylobacter and Salmonella caused the most reported bacterial foodborne illnesses in 2016, according to preliminary data published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. CDC’s Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) report provides the most up-to-date information about foodborne illnesses in the United States.